This is a typically Mediterranean style, and due to its attractive appearance and excellent performance it is the most commonly used tile in Europe. It is based on the development of the traditional curved tile and it reminds one of the roofs of ancient Rome formed by curved and flat tiles. It adapts itself easily to the needs of present way of construction. The Portoghese tile is available in in all variety of colors shown at this page. The Portoghese model blends in with the Mediterranean landscape and traditional architecture. 12 tiles are used to cover one square metre.