raelian movement logo_White

Paris public park opens experimental nudist zone

HomeRael > Rael’s comments

Wonderful! This is France at its best!


A public park near the French capital Paris has opened an area for nudists.

The site, as large as a football pitch, will be open until 15 October in the Bois de Vincennes, east of the city, as part of a temporary experiment.

Officials say no exhibitionism or voyeurism will be tolerated. A charter of “good behaviour” will be displayed.

“[This] is part of our open-minded vision for the use of Parisian public spaces,” says Penelope Komites, a deputy mayor in charge of the parks.

Signs will inform visitors about the space for nudists or naturists. It will be open between 8:00 and 19:30 near the park’s bird reserve.

Those who support the move say that, in a country with numerous clothes-free beaches and holiday camps, Paris should also be a draw for naturists.

“It’s a true joy, it’s one more freedom for naturists,” Julien Claude-Penegry of the Paris Naturists Association told AFP news agency.

“It shows the city’s broad-mindedness and will help change people’s attitudes toward nudity, toward our values and our respect for nature,” he said, estimating that thousands of people could use the site.

But the idea has also faced criticism. When it was first announced, last year, one centrist politician called it “crazy”.

Parisians already have one public pool where they can swim naked three times a week.


Get the truth

Read the messages given to us by our creators during Rael’s UFO encounter in 1973! 

Other events

Follow Us

Rael Academy

you might also like

Dangers posed by toilet paper exposed

RAEL’S COMMENT: And 8 billion people use it every morning…and flush it!

California declares emergency over historic snowstorm

RAEL’S COMMENT: And some dare to still talk about global warming…

Record snowfall in the Balearic Islands, Spain and freezing cold in the center

RAEL’S COMMENT: Global warming ? lol

Enjoy your chickens

RAEL’S COMMENT: I was raising many chicken and one day one of them was hurt by a car , and immediately all other chicken were …