Teramo is the capital of the province of Teramo in the Italian Region of Abruzzo.
Nearest airports are Pescara (1.0 hour) and Rome (2.5 hours).
There is train station about 1 km from downtown Teramo. There are no direct trains to Rome and most trains go to Giulianova.
From Rome and west, through A24 highway, exit Teramo. From north and south, through A14 highway, exit Teramo-Mosciano.
The bus (pullman) travels from Piazza San Francisco to the Tiburtina Rail Station in Rome.
An excellent walking town. You can easily get around on foot.
- Nearby towns of Frondarola, Valle San Giovanni, and Valle Soprana.
- The Shrine of Saint Gabriel located only 1/2 hour away.
- Olive oil being manufactured in the suburb of Travazzano.
- Go on an Italian Volksmarch! Around the third Sunday in July (23 July in the year 2006) there is a nature hike called Hike of the Three Meadows on the plains near the Gran Sasso. The area is not to be missed for nature fans.
- There is a large town market held each Saturday morning.
- Come experience Magna Teramo, a three day festival held in September that features the various specialty dishes of the city and surrounding area. Delisoso
Teramo hosts a renowned higher education facility, the University of Teramo, known for its colleges of law, veterinary medicine, and agriculture.
Ceramic goods in nearby Castelli[dead link].
The town is known for its culinary heritage which include:
- spaghetti alla chitarra - pasta made with an stringed instrument device
- mazzarelle. Lamb innnards wrapped in lettuce
- scrippelle 'mbuse - crepes in chicken broth
- timballo - a layered, baked pasta dish that is similar to lasagna with crepes replacing noodles
- Vino cotto. "cooked" wine, a dessert drink.
- Albergo Gran Sasso
- Casale in Valle San Giovanni.
- Casetta Lucciola in Bascianella.
- La Grande Quercia.
Not necessary to worry about this. Very little violent crime. Relax!