Busses from Trabzon run every half hour and take about and hour and a half.
The Gumusavadi company does Trabzon-Torul in an hour and ten minutes for 7.00 TL
From Gumushane, you can take a dolmush for 3.50 TL
Local agricultural products include:
Local delicacies include lamb chop (kuzu pirzola), and Turkish pizza with minced meat/cheese/yolk (kıymalı/peynirli/yumurtalı pide). If you are up in the villages don't forget to taste siron and trout (alabalık).
If you are in town on Monday or Friday, also taste lamb döner (kuzu döner), which is only available twice a week.
The Kale Palace Hotel is near the bus station.