Ottawa, which is the national capital, is situated 210 miles (338 kilometers) west of Lyster, while Montreal lies 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the southwest.
Don't restrict yourself to Lyster, because the wider region features plenty of scenic and cultural attractions waiting to be explored. Princeville and Saint Antoine de Tilly are two more places worth seeing while you're in Chaudiere-Appalaches.
Victoriaville, is another good place to head to. It is approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Lyster and offers a number of interesting points of interest, including Victoriaville College, Laurier Museum and Victoriaville Golf Club. Bellevue Park and Joy Park are other points of interest here that should be included on every traveler's itinerary.
To learn about local culture, go straight to Chaudiere-Appalaches' craft workshops and history museums. Spirituality is a fascinating element of every place's DNA, so why not spend a little time in Chaudiere-Appalaches' churches and other sites of religious significance.
Touring to new spots sometimes encourages the more adventurous side of people. If you are feeling brave, try hot air ballooning. Take a break from sightseeing and cool off with a spot of sailing or canoeing.
Chaudiere-Appalaches should certainly be a top contender on your bucket list.