Zacharo is a beautiful small town of Ilia. It located in the southwestern part of the prefecture of Ilia, and is 30 km from the county capital, Pyrgos. The town of Zacharo is the capital of the municipality, who owns 18 other districts.
Built in a fertile area of outstanding natural beauty and of great archaeological interest, Zacharo is a lively city. It is the financial and commercial center of the region, and one of the finest resorts of the western coast of Peloponnese. The fact that it is up to the road axis Patras – Pyrgos – Kalamata and it has regular rail connections, makes it easily accessible.
Zacharo is a new city, historical. It is the capital of the historical Arini, and established as organized residential complex after the release of 1821.
Being a few hundred meters from the sea, the climate in Zacharo is quite mild. The main source of income of the area is agriculture, the main agricultural products are raisins and olive oil.