The most spectacular part of the Golitsyn Trail is the initial stretch. Stonemasons cut a horizontal trail into the rock above the sea. If you look down, you see a precipice into the sea, and if you look up, you see a precipice into the sky.
The town is located in a picturesque valley in the southeast of the Crimean Peninsula, six km from Sudak. It is surrounded by a dense ring of mountains, and the Sinyaya, Zelyonaya and Golubaya bays delight the visitors with crystal clear water that is rare for the Black Sea.