Gârda de Sus is a locality situated in Alba county, with a population of 391 inhabitants.

Gârda de Sus

Gârda de Sus

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GPS Coordinates:
46,45586 N, 22,82835 E

Gârda de Sus lies at the intersection of Ordâncușa and Gârda Seacă creeks. It is a mountain settlement, the ideal place for spelunkers, alpinists and mountaineers. A sign at the entrence calls our attention to the fact that this is a European village, where the hospitable people make you feel at home. The settlement abouds in pensions, and the surroundigs abound in sights. The Poarta lui Ionel cave is at a distance of only 3 kilometres. Tracks lead to Scarisoara-, Vertop-, Nagykojba caves, Groapa Ruginoasa, Ordâncușa narrows, Casa de Piatră and Padiș. In Gârda de Sus there is also a more than 200 years old wooden church.

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Gârda de Sus, sights

The wood-church Ordancusa vale

From here start 2 ways to the Scărișoara cave

On this way is the

8 km away, from Arieșeni goes

18 km away, from the Vârtop saddle, goes the pathway to the Ruginoasa Abyss

Informations from the other marked pathways:

Distance to the sights, situated in this area (max.150km)


* Accomodation *

8 km

Arieșeni * Accomodation *

15 km

Albac * Accomodation *

18 km

The ski-run Vârtop * Accomodation *

22 km

Horea * Accomodation *

24 km

Vadu Moților * Accomodation *

29 km


The ski-run Vârtop * Accomodation *

40 km

Vidra * Accomodation *

43 km


46 km

Roșia Montana

47 km

Avram Iancu - Memorial house and etnographyc museum

50 km

Lupsa * Accomodation *

51 km

Vașcău, cave Campaneasca, the periodical emergence from Calugari (DN76)

61 km


61 km

Huda of Papapra Cave

70 km


79 km

Țebea, Horea's, secular oak, and the grave of Avram Iancu.

67 km

Scărița-Belioara Reservation

85 km

Brad, The Gold Museum

112 km

Rimetea * Accomodation *

From Rimetea a trail travels to the Szekler's Stone 1 1/2 h

116 km


109 km

Turda with salt mines and old churches.

This sights appears to the interactive maps road

road DN75 Lunca-Turda road DN76 Oradea-Deva

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