It has been said that there is no bad weather, only unsuitable clothing.
Why would you need a tour? The sight is the garden, and it does no need to be explained.
By far the best way is by air. Driving from Brisbane to Ularu will involve many hundreds of km of very very boring roads.
But, of course, the OP is not arriving in the EU as Switzerland is not a member of the EU. It is a member of Schengen.
Raise a formal dispute with your card issuer.
The bus system in Bologna is no more difficult than in Rome or Florence or any other city in Italy.
You are extremely lucky that there are any places left for tomorrow. If you turn up at noon for the 1 pm entry, there may or may not be any tickets still availa...
The conductor will come round as the train is travelling, and you show the QR code.
We stayed there in 2014. The area is not the most attractive, but it is safe. There are Mercure and Ibis hotels right at the station. See the Accor web site.
>>Immigration on arrival in the EU (first airport)<<
Not actually. The EU has nothing to do with Immigration. It is Immigration on arrival in the Schengen area...