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"You find nudity on a large scale in  what is the world’s only naturist town, midway between Montpellier and Narbonne."

France is  one of the best places to make the most of the sun, facilities are well organised and there are a multitude of Mediterranean beaches where you can get an all over tan.

 There are  83 Naturist vacation centres all over France registered and approved by the French Naturism Federation. These comprise camping grounds, caravan parks, seasonal rentals, bungalows and houses, with the bulk of them (19) being in Languedoc-Roussillon and in Provence-Riviéra-Côte d’Azur / Corsica and a further fourteen the  Midi-Pyrénées

Most of them belong to the French Naturism Club of Maison de la France and offer seasonal rentals.

                                    NUDE BEACHES
Just to take one large stretch of sandy coastline; 
In Languedoc-Roussillon you can explore the coast  coming north from the Spanish border and find nudist beaches at 

 Le Tech north of Argles -sur-Mer, 

The Tet River, north of Canet Plage 

Marie Plage, 

Port Leucate, 

  Gruissan, and near 

Fluery d'Aude.

There are also well established naturist  beaches 
near to camping sites at 

Serignan Plage, 

Valras Plage, 
 Plage de Richleu and Cap d'Agde

                                        Cap d' Agde
 At Cap d' Agde   ( ) you find nudity on a large scale in  what
is the world’s only naturist town, midway between Montpellier and Narbonne. It’s a smart international resort, complete with a naturist marina, a mile of sandy beach

It comprises adjacent and interlinked naturist holiday centres. There are all the services: you could need i.e.  shopping centres, boutiques, restaurants, cafés, banks, bureaux de change, reception and information desks, doctors, a pharmacy.

Available activities include  windsurfing, catamaran, canoeing, beach volleyball, swimming pools, open air cinema, discotheques... and a whole panorama of summer games and entertainment. 

You can organize a stay there independently or use a specialist holiday company like Peng Tavel 
or  locally,  at Cat-Nap Holiday  Apartments 


Elsewhere  in France on some beaches  nudity is tolerated in accordance with local regulations (enquire with the Tourism Office or the Welcome Committee of the place you're visiting).


For further information, you can contact the following organization: Fédération Française du Naturisme 
                      ( 65 rue de Tocqueville–F-75017 PARIS).

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