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Naturism – a way of life in harmony and respect

Clipart of nude male-female coupleNaturism, 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.

Photo of INF flagThe INF-FNI

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.

Read more about the INF-FNI and what it does here.

INF-FNI News

INF-FNI marks its 70th anniversary

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 languages [...]

By |August 31st, 2023|Categories: News|

“Naked Days” take place around the world

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, [...]

By |May 16th, 2023|Categories: News|

INF-FNI supports UNESCO application

The INF-FNI has written in support of the application by the organisation GetNakedGermany to have Naturism in Germany recognised as intangible cultural heritage under the UNESCO convention of 2003.  In doing so it joins more than a dozen national naturist federations who have also written to support the application. Intangible [...]

By |May 15th, 2023|Categories: News|

Positive approach to nudity in childhood aids mental health – study finds

Photo courtesy of FFN An important new study by Professor Keon West of Goldsmith’s University, London, reveals that, starting from an early age, spending time naked has positive effects on our mental health that stay with us throughout our lives. There is a natural instinct to protect children [...]

By |May 10th, 2023|Categories: News|
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