Take it easy in Battery Point, where a maze of narrow laneways will reveal quaint cafés and galleries to intrepid wanderers.
Pick a path through the waterfront alleys to find a jumble of 19th-century cottages that huddle against the sea breeze like wharfies lining up at the docks. Working-class history is etched into this neighbourhood’s heritage architecture. Visit one of its revered bakeries and you might want to leave a trail of crumbs for your return journey. The glamorous strip of Salamanca Place will lure any bon vivant with its artisans’ markets, providores and award-winning restaurants.