Naturism, sometimes known as nudism, is characterised by the practice of going without clothes – whether on the beach, in the swimming pool, in a club or holiday resort, at home or in many other places. Naturism is fun, harmless, good for you and is practised by millions of people worldwide.
Naturism isn’t just about being naked. It helps us feel more connected with nature, and promotes respect for ourselves, for others and for the environment. It’s good for our mental and physical health and it promotes body confidence. Read more about Naturism here.
Naturists around the world have formed national Naturist federations, which you can join and learn about the clubs, associations and events that enable you to enjoy naturism all year round – not just when you are on holiday. Find your national federation here.
The International Naturist Federation (INF-FNI) is an organisation consisting of federations of Naturists, correspondents and extraordinary members in over forty countries. It’s the only organisation representing Naturism worldwide.
In Belgrade from 3 to 5 November, the 51st international naturist swimming competition Swimming Gala 2023 will be organized. After last year's successful organization of the jubilee 50th international competition Swimming Gala 2022 in Belgrade, the Naturist Organization of Serbia (NOS) with the support of the International Naturist Federation (INF-FNI) [...]
By Edwin Kilby|2023-11-04T10:49:43+01:00November 3rd, 2023|Categories: News|
The INF-FNI is delighted to welcome back the New Zealand Naturist Federation (NZNF) as a member of the organisation. The NZNF’s readmission was confirmed at a meeting of the INF-FNI’s Central Committee at Montalivet on 11 September. Speaking after the meeting, Stéphane Deschênes, the Canada-based co-president of the INF-FNI, said [...]
By Edwin Kilby|2023-09-26T09:10:40+01:00September 26th, 2023|Categories: News|
The INF-FNI marked its 70th anniversary at a special event at CHM Montalivet, in western France. Around 100 naked people witnessed the unveiling of a new plaque on the monument commemorating the organisation. Co-presidents Stéphane Deschênes and Sieglinde Ivo, echoed by vice-president Edwin Kilby, noted (in the three official [...]
By Edwin Kilby|2023-09-27T18:45:18+01:00August 31st, 2023|Categories: News|
Photo courtesy of BN On 4 June it will be World Naturist Day in the northern hemisphere. It’s an opportunity to celebrate Naturism in whatever way you want – whether by taking part in a naturist event, enjoying the sun (provided it’s shining where you are), going skinny-dipping, [...]