I have a few questions regarding my itinerary and train travel. My itinerary is as follows:
Arriving in Madrid around 11:00 a.m. and take a train to Seville
Stay in Seville for 1 ½ days/ 2 nights and leaving the morning to Granada
Stay in Granada 2 days/one night and leaving on an overnight train or flight to Barcelona
Stay in Barcelona 3 days & 3 nights and leaving in the morning for Madrid
Stay in Madrid for 3 days & 3 nights
I’m considering skipping either Seville or Granada to allow more time for one of them. Any suggestions?
Should I travel at night vs the morning to save time and does it really save time?
Also, it looks like a Eurorail Spain Rail Pass is €181 (for 4 days within 2 months) vs €300 for 4 legs of travel from RENFE Web site (Madrid to Seville €82, Seville to Granada €24, Granada to Barcelona €76, Barcelona to Madrid €118). I don’t have any experience with Eurorail. Does anyone have any input on what the difference may be?
Last question. Should I purchase the train tickets from the internet vs when I arrive in Spain?