Finistère is the most westerly part of metropolitan France.
The largest town in Finistère is Brest. Finistère includes the island of Ushant (Ouessant in French).
The abers, rugged fjord-like inlets on the north coast, are a notable feature of the landscape.
Attractions in Finistere
Finistère is the area where Breton survives most strongly as a spoken language.
The Festival de Cornouaille, which takes place in Quimper, is a celebration of Breton music and traditions.