Nudists, rejoice! Somewhere along the way, it became the naturist paradise we know today…. This niche market has allowed the seaside town to charge a daily tax on tourists: Along with leaving your tighty whities at the door, you can say a sweet goodbye to Euros per day. After World War 2, the land was redeveloped out of a lack of natural resources and a boom from tourists, especially German and Dutch groups.
Welcome to the naked city: sun, swingers and very little shoplifting
Nudists and swingers at war in France's 'Naked City' - Telegraph
France is known for its laid-back attitude about nudity. Visitors can freely go topless at just about any Mediterranean beach, though you should be more careful in some cities such as Nice , which is more a town with a beach than a resort where you can bare all. Want to bank naked? Shop naked?
Cap d'Agde, the Naked City
Tensions in the town of Cap d'Agde, which is known as France's "Naked City" thanks to its large nudist population, have risen after locals complained that the nudist quarter had been overrun by raunchy hotels and that children had been confronted with people indulging in sexual acts in public, according to the Independent. The exhibitionist behaviour has been blamed on the "libertines", a group of swingers who have descended on the town in recent years. To make matters worse, the group has been accused of walking about in their clothes and mocking the "real" nudists, the paper said. Florence Denestebe, an independent local councillor, recently told a council meeting: "When the sun shines, there is an area of Cap d'Agde which turns into the European capital of free sex. She called on the mayor to intervene before there was an "explosion of libertine behaviour in non-nudist areas" of the town.
Wish you were here Source:The Sun. FIVE metres in front of me across the laundrette, a man squats by a washing machine to gather his freshly cleaned clothes — and makes me wince. When he stands up and turns around, his old chap hangs right before my eyes — and completely puts me off my lunchtime baguette.