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Famatina, the paragliding school

Famatina, in La Rioja, has viewpoints ideal for paragliding flights. A land sought by those who want to live the dream of flying.


Famatina is located a few kilometers northwest of the capital of La Rioja and about 1670 meters above sea level. It is one of the most technical places for mountain flights in Argentina and summons the best paragliding.


natural conditions of the place generate, throughout the day, different flight possibilities. Some are more suitable for all audiences and others — due to the time, weather and wind— only suitable for experienced pilots.

Paragliding is perhaps the most natural way to fly we have, as our body is in contact with the wind. It's a unique opportunity to enjoy a flight. Feel the adrenaline and see La Rioja from the sky allows you to admire the grandeur of the place.

Those who want to fly and feel the pleasures that only gives the Riojan sky must reach Famatina. Once there you should head to the Cuesta Vieja; this place is a viewpoint and a meeting point. In Cuesta Vieja can contact instructors and define what is the experience of I come back that you want to enjoy. The place has paths enabled to any type of vehicle; the bus and minibuses from regular service.

Paragliding in La Rioja is not exclusive to Famatina; in the capital you can also live the dream of flying. Those arriving in the province to fly should go to San Francisco Avenue Km 7. At this location you will find the entrance to the Antonio Montero airstrip. Like Famatina, this place brings together practitioners and instructors.


It is always necessary to hire professionals and specialists in the subject. Find information and take all necessary security measures. Paragliding is a unique activity, and we must do everything to make it safe.

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Publication Date: 01/06/2020

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