Click on the banner above to join more than 42, other people who like following my travel and Berlin life adventures. The answer to this question, is a big, resounding yes! Some Germans not all , do indeed and quite comfortably, swim naked. Climate change has made Berlin summers hotter than hot. And summer in Berlin brings out not only stifling temperatures, but a chance to finally experience life outside of the dark rooms of the Berghain. Yeah, that again. The shock has looooong since worn off.
Nudist beaches in the Baltic Sea
Why do Germans celebrate National Day of Mourning? Should you cancel your winter Italy vacation? THIS is what you need to know Corona restrictions. Should you cancel your winter Austria vacation? The tradition of nudism in Germany is over years old. The first nudist club was founded in Essen in In the s the movement experienced a real boom in East and West Germany.
Facebook Twitter Email. CNN — When I was a kid, my father always used to sunbathe nude in our garden at weekends. In public pools, children of all ages were allowed to run around naked all the time. Even now I'm comfortable with getting naked in the sauna or gym changing room. Maybe it's because I'm German.
Clothing laws vary considerably around the world. In most countries, there are no laws which prescribe what clothing is required to be worn. However, the community standards of clothing are set indirectly by way of prosecution of those who wear something that is not socially approved. Those people who wear insufficient clothing can be prosecuted in many countries under various offences termed indecent exposure , public indecency, nudity or other descriptions. Generally, these offences do not themselves define what is and what is not acceptable clothing to constitute the offence, and leave it to a judge to determine in each case.