Vintl (German pronunciation: [fɪntl]; Italian: Vandoies [vanˈdɔːjes]; Ladin: Vandoies), is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northeast of Bolzano.
As of November 30, 2010, it had a population of 3,264 and an area of 110.6 square kilometres (42.7 sq mi).
The municipality of Vintl contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Niedervintl (Vandoies di Sotto), Obervintl (Vandioes di Sopra), Weitental (Vallarga) and Pfunders (Fundres).
Vintl borders the following municipalities: Kiens, Mühlbach, Rodeneck, Mühlwald, Terenten, and Pfitsch.
The ridges south-west of the main chain of the Zillertal are called the Pfunderer Mountains and occupy an area of about 300 km². The Pfunderer valley is embedded in them. They also enclose the Valler Valley in the west, form the mountain chain with the Pfitscher Valley and extend eastwards into the municipalities of Mühlwald and Terenten. The most prominent peaks in the municipality of Vintl include the Niederer Weißzint (3,263 m) and the Grabspitze (3,068 m s.l.m.) near the Pfunderer Joch, the highest... Read more...