I propose to visit Switzerland in the second half of September.
Below is my proposed itinery.
Day 1 Fly to Zurich. Catch the train to Bern
Day 2 In Bern. Visit the following; Old Town, The Parliament Buildings, Zytalogge Clock Tower, Ogre Fountain Kindlifresserbrunnen, Einstein House, Bern Cathedral & Munsterplattform, Barengraben (Bear Garden), Rosengarten, Hang out by the Aare River.
Day 3 Train to Interlaken and then onto Lauterbrunnen. Book into the hotel and immediately take a trip up to Schilthorn Mountain. First take the cable car to Grütschalp, followed by a train to Murren, cable car to Birg and the summit of the Schilthorn. Return via Stechelberg on the funicular. Catch a bus from Stechelberg to Trummelbach Falls then catch a bus to Lauterbrunnen and the hotel.
Day 4 Take the train to Kleine Scheidegg to catch the cogwheel train Jungfraujoch. Walk around the summit and try and see the Alpine Sensation, the Sphinx Observation Deck, the Ice Palace and the Jungfrau Panorama. Then take the cogwheel train to the station of Eigergletscher ('Eiger Glacier') and then the cable car Eiger Express to Grindelwald. Visit the Glacier Canyon Walk. Then return to Lauterbrunnen by train.
Day 5 Take walk down Wasserweg trail to view a number of water falls. Check with the visitors’ centre to see if there is anything else of interest. Catch a train to Interlaken and book into the hotel.
Day 6 Sightseeing in Interlaken. Take funicular to top of Harder Klum. After this explore the city on foot taking lunch during the walk. In the afternoon take a boat cruise on Lake Brienz.
Day 7 Catch the Golden Pass train from Interlaken Wes to Lausanne. On the way disembark at Montreux. Catch the train to Lausanne. After booking into the hotel go to the Olympic Museum and the stroll along the Ouchy promenade.
Day 8 Sightseeing in Lausanne, the following places, Collection de l’Art Brut, Palais de Rumine, Cathédrale de Lausanne, Walk Escaliers du Marché then Place de la Palud, Wander the old city centre. Gaze at the view from Musée et Jardins Botaniques Cantonaux. If there is time take a cruise on Lake Geneva.
Day 9 Catch the train to Zermatt and stroll the town.
Day 10 Catch the Gornergrat Cog Railway to view the Matterhorn. Get off the train and Rotherboden and walk to Riffelsee.
Day 11 Catch the Glacier Express to St Moritz. Take a stroll around the town and a walk around the lake.
Day 12 Take the gondola to Piz Corvastch. Return to the town and see The Leaning Tower and the Segantini Museum. In the afternoon take the funicular up to Muottas Muragl.
Day 13 Take the Bernina Panoramic Train to Tirano and then the express bus to Lugano. 8-hour trip. Book into the hotel and after stroll along side Lake Lugano.
Day 14 Visit Monte San Salvatore. Then visit the village of Morcote. Return to Lugano and go to Parco Civico and if there is time visit the local “Cattedrale”.
Day 15 Catch the Gotthard Express to Fluelen and then board the ferry to Lucerne. Book into the hotel and then stroll around the shores of Lake Lucerne.
Day 16 Proceed on our trip to Mount Pilatus. Possibly make our way to Gutsch Hotel an old Chateaux.
Day 17 Sightseeing in Lucerne. Go to the Jesuit Church and cross the Chapel Bridge and after make our way to the Dying Lion Monument. Then proceed to Glacier Gardens, the Musegg Wall (Zyt Tower) and go to the restaurant at Manor Department Store. Visit the Spreuer Bridge and then the Nadelwehr.
Day 18 Catch the train to Zurich and fly home..
Please could anyone advise if I have missed a must see.