There’s a reason why nudity is becoming a popular additive to public spaces and activities—from nude beaches, to yoga classes, art galleries and snow-sledding. Pairing nudity with already-popular sports, practices and hobbies is guaranteed to attract attention and the business of eccentrics.
We see nudity as an adventure, or even a challenge, putting us outside of our comfort zone and into the ultimate state of vulnerability. And yet, once you strip down—hopefully in a socially-permitting area—you feel an unexpected confidence and release of stress. If you can conquer the fear of public nudity, you can conquer anything.
Here are a list of 10 places in the world where you can bare it all, not just within the four walls, but in public and its legal!
Naked Cruise in Split, Croatia
Companies like eWaterways and Bare Necessities Tour and Travel offer the best nude cruises and clothing-optional vacations. So the naturist in you can bask under the warm sun on the deck of the cruise wearing nothing but a smile.
Burning Man in Nevada, USA
This event of events in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada needs absolutely no introduction. Held every year from August 29th to September 5th, The Burning Man has often been described as ‘experiment in community, radical self-expression and self-reliance’. When immersed in such deep pursuits, clothing barely has a role to play.
World Naked Bike Ride
Every year this bike ride takes place on March 12th in various cities. The event is for the celebration of the healthy body and its glory. People ride on their bicycles naked and if you use to don your clothes, you can go for it.
Naked city in Cap d’Agde, France
The seaside town, Cap d’Agde in France is clothing optional. The fully functional town has a nudist beach as well. People living here go about their daily business in the nude.
Naked Art Festival in Portschach am Worthersee, Austria
This festival has various people coming from all over the world. The naked bodies of the models are covered in the beautiful vibrant colour, their body becomes the canvas for the artists. So its quite simple to understand that nakedness is very common in such events.
Naked Sauna in Kotiharjun Sauna in Helsinki, Finland
A mixed gender sauna in the heart of Helsinki, the Kotiharjun is a local artefact. It’s the only remaining wood-burning sauna and dates all the way back to 1928. The visitors are usually seen naked on the premises and can also get themselves a scrub-down or a massage.
Naked Hot Springs Bathing, Toyko
Onsen is the Japanese term used for ‘hot spring’. During ancient time both men and women use to bathe nude and here you can also experience something like that.
Naked Snow Sledding Championship, Germany
This will be a thrilling (and chilling experience). The Naked Snow Sledding Championship is held annually and the participant strip down to their boots and underwear for the 97-yard sledge race. The winner will get a prize of $1,000.
Naked Spa Treatments in Ayana Resort Bali, Indonesia
The indulgent therapies at this establishment will awaken your senses and leave you refreshed – all while you get to appreciate your naked body.
Body painting festival in Verona, Italy
This colourful celebration of body painting has been taking place since 2006 in Verona, Italy. This is a platform for artists from all over the world to showcase their work. Nakedness is common here.