In summer, the whispering begins around dawn. It comes from groups of visitors who have gathered before sunrise with cameras and video recorders and are choosing the perfect viewing position. They are waiting for the ultimate spectacle: the sun’s first rays lighting up the pinnacle of the Matterhorn.
Ideal time: before sunrise
The spectacle begins as the sun’s first rays light up the pinnacle of the Matterhorn
Play of light and colour
Duration: just a few minutes
In summer, from about midday: weathervane on the Matterhorn