Eglise Saint-Etienne d'Appeville was formerly dependent on the Abbey of Lessay. It is noted for the its solid style and the uniformity of its construction. It was built in the beginning of the 13th century and is almost unaltered, a nearly perfect expression of Cotentin rural Gothic art. At its centre, a square tower forming the lantern tower and bell tower, topped by a slender spire. Single nave, choir with shallow chevet, prominent transept, sexpartite vaults, 15th century porch.References:
The city walls of Avila were built in the 11th century to protect the citizens from the Moors. They have been well maintained throughout the centuries and are now a major tourist attraction as well as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors can walk around about half of the length of the walls.
The layout of the city is an even quadrilateral with a perimeter of 2,516 m. Its walls, which consist in part of stones already used in earlier constructions, have an average thickness of 3 m. Access to the city is afforded by nine gates of different periods; twin 20 m high towers, linked by a semi-circular arch, flank the oldest ones, Puerta de San Vicente and Puerta del Alcázar.