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Galicia itinerary help -- Minho,Sil, Douro?

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I am planning a short trip to Galicia and possibly the eastern Douro region. I have four nights and want to focus on the area between the Douro and as far north as the Ribera Sacra.

I've gotten a lot of great ideas here, particularly from Ger and Luhimari, but both of their trip reports are unfinished and have left me with questions. My main question is whether to spend two nights in the Santo Estevo parador or one night, using the other night for some time in the upper Douro.

Option 1
Day 1, Drive Lisbon to Sabrosa;
Day 2 -- tour upper Douro (making a circle including Alijo and Tua) and at end of day drive to Parador in Verin;
Day 3 -- Drive to Sto Estevo and tour Ribeira Sacra;
Day 4 -- Either more time in Ribera Sacra or visit Baiona/Guarda and night in Pousada in Vila Nova de Cerveira
Day 5 -- Depending on whether we visited Baiona/Guarda on Day 4, either do that and then drive back to Lisbon, or visit more of Minho and then drive back.

Option 2
Day 1 -- Drive Lisbon to Verin Parador
Day 2 -- Visit along the way to Sto. Estevo and maybe some of the Minho area near Chantada. Sleep in Sto.Estevo
Day 3 -- Ribeira Sacra and sleep again in Sto. Estevo.
Day 4 -- Drive to Vila Nova da Cerveira, visiting Baiona and A Guarda along the way.
Day 5 -- More of Minho, then drive back to Lisbon

So I guess it comes down to a choice between the upper Douro part of the trip and adding a full day to the Ribeira Sacra. I would really appreciate any input you might have. Thanks, LR

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