Valtina is the largest village of San Leonardo and is the birthplace of the ski racer Werner Heel.
Valtina is located on a sunny southern slope of the Val Passiria on an altitude of 1,362 m. It is the largest village after the main one that belongs to the municipality of San Leonardo and is located about 8 km in the north-east of San Leonardo along the road to the Passo del Giovo. This road is particularly popular with motorcyclists in summertime.
Walten has got some 70 inhabitants, the most famous are the Landtag delegate Eva Klotz and the ski racer Werner Heel. Agriculture has got an important role to play in Walten, many farms date back to the 13th century.
In summer the village is a popular starting point for hikes, such as to the Sailtalerjoch, further on to the Bärengrübl, to S. Anna and back to the village. In winter Walten is only a stone’s throw away from the Giovo-Racines skiing area and offers cross-country ski trails as well as a family toboggan run.