We had a very, very short but wonderful visit to the Murren and Lauterbrunnen area in June, part of a two week "snapshot" visit to 4 countries in Europe. I'm already thinking of spending about 7-10 days in July 2019, enjoying more of the Berner Oberland, and other selected places in Switzerland. Being in Murren and Lauterbrunnen made me realize that these are the kind of places, where I would enjoy doing absolutely nothing if necessary. No lines, no crowds, or worrying about pickpockets, just sit back or hike to enjoy the clean air and spectacular natural surroundings.
We aren't interested in seeing more museums or big cities, and a friend suggested that we consider New Zealand or maybe Norway in 2019, instead of more Switzerland. Based on the very limited information I have, it seems like Switzerland has more to offer in terms of variety than a fjord or two (and more) in Norway or New Zealand. For those of you who have visited Norway or New Zealand in addition to Switzerland, I'm very interested in your thoughts. Many thanks!