The Waltental , also simply Walten , is an orographically left side valley of Passeier in South Tyrol . It dissolves in St. Leonhard, the chief town of St. Leonhard in Passeier , east and offers on the middle layers of the south-facing slopes of the faction sway space. It is drained by the Waltner Bach , which flows into the Passer . In the interior of the valley, near the village of Wans, it is divided into two branches, the Wanser Tal and the Sailer Tal . The Waltental is made accessible for motor traffic by the Strada Statale 44 del Passo di Giovo , which climbs north to the high Jaufenpass , which provides a connection to the Ratschingstal and further into the Wipptal . Geologically, the area lies in the old crystalline of the Eastern Alps . The Waltental is surrounded by high mountain ridges, which on the south side are the Sarntal Alps , on the north side initially to the Jaufenpass to the Stubai Alps and in the rear valley area also to the Sarntal Alps.
- Landscape plan of the community of St. Leonhard in Passeier . Office for Landscape Ecology, Autonomous Province of Bolzano - South Tyrol (PDF file)